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Celebrating Excellence & Achievement in Education

 

Thank you to everyone that entered, attended and sponsored the Education Estates®2021 Awards. The judges greatly enjoyed reviewing your submissions and are confident that 2021 was our best year yet!

There were fifteen categories this year recognising consultants, contractors, architects, clients, projects as well as innovation and sustainability. All were hotly contested and highly prized by the winners who were announced at the Awards Dinner on 12 October 2021, at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, Manchester.

From all of us at Education Estates®, we would like to say a huge congratulations to everyone who won an award or received highly commended. We hope to see you again next year! 

AND THE WINNERS ARE....

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Consultancy of the Year

This award recognises a multi-disciplinary consultancy or construction consultants (including building surveyors and project management companies) that have demonstrated outstanding work in the education sector.  

The shortlisted submissions were...

  • Barker Associates
  • Curtins
  • Buro Happold
  • Atkins Limited
  • Cundall

Award Category Sponsored By: 

Morgan Sindall Category Sponsors

Contractor of the Year > £50 million Annual Turnover

This award recognises a main contractor with an annual turnover over £50 million that has demonstrated outstanding work in the education sector. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • Galliford Try
  • Tilbury Douglas
  • ISG

Award Category Sponsored By:

Education Estates Award Sponsors 2021 Velux Commercial

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Contractor of the Year < £50 million Annual Turnover

This award recognises the main contractor with an annual turnover under £50 million that has demonstrated outstanding work in the education sector.

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • TG Escapes Eco-Buildings
  • Lord Combustion Service's
  • Caledonian Modular
  • Eden Sustainable Solar PPA Provision, focusing on Oasis Community Learning

Award Category Sponsored By:

Arcadis Education Estates Award Category Sponsor

Architectural Practice of the Year

This award recognises an architectural practice which has demonstrated excellence in delivering value and functionality with projects, whilst also promoting best practice in innovative design in the education sector.

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • AHR
  • ADP
  • Noviun Architects
  • HLM Architects
  • HKS Architects Limited
  • Atkins Limited
  • Haverstock

Award Category Sponsored By:

Willmott Dixon Award Category Sponsor Education Estates

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Inspiring Learning Spaces 

This award recognises innovation in the creation of inspiring spaces that help to promote different and new ways of learning/teaching and that can be easily replicated across the education estate. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • Bath School of Art and Design, Bath Spa University
  • The Deanery CE Academy
  • James McCune Smith Learning Hub
  • Les Quennevais School
  • School of Architecture for the Built Environment
  • The Deaf Academy
  • Cohen Quad, Exeter College, Oxford UK

Award Category Sponsored By:

Atkins Award Category Sponsors Education Estates

Project of the Year – Schools

his award recognises a school new build project that has made a difference to the educational or research experience. Please outline how the project is performing and how it has met the educational objectives. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • The Deaf Academy
  • Barony Campus
  • Swan School
  • Tufnell Park Primary School
  • Dixons Trinity Chapeltown
  • Coombe Wood School
  • Central Foundation Boys' School

Award Category Sponsored By:

Award Category Available to Sponsor Education Estates

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Client of the Year

This award recognises the passion, direction and innovation that a School, Multi-Academy Trust, College, Local Authority or University has shown in either a new build or refurbishment.  

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • The Deaf Academy
  • Cohen Quad, Exeter College, Oxford UK
  • Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust

Award Category Sponsored By:

Cundall Award Category Sponsor at Education Estates

Innovation in Delivering Value

This award recognises innovation that has helped contribute to value in the design of learning spaces. What is meant by value? Value can be interpreted as monetary, experiential or a combination of other factors. 

And the shortlisted submissions are...

  • Atkins Daisy Chain – A digital Ecosystem for Building Design
  • Highfields Spencer Academy - Lungfish Architects
  • Health and Life Sciences, University of Reading

Award Category Sponsored By:

Award Category Sponsor HLM Architects Education Estates

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Inspiring Learning Spaces 

This award recognises innovation in the creation of inspiring spaces that help to promote different and new ways of learning/teaching and that can be easily replicated across the education estate. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • Bath School of Art and Design, Bath Spa University
  • The Deanery CE Academy
  • James McCune Smith Learning Hub
  • Les Quennevais School
  • School of Architecture for the Built Environment
  • The Deaf Academy
  • Cohen Quad, Exeter College, Oxford UK

Award Category Sponsored By:

Atkins Award Category Sponsors Education Estates

Project of the Year – Schools

his award recognises a school new build project that has made a difference to the educational or research experience. Please outline how the project is performing and how it has met the educational objectives. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • The Deaf Academy
  • Barony Campus
  • Swan School
  • Tufnell Park Primary School
  • Dixons Trinity Chapeltown
  • Coombe Wood School
  • Central Foundation Boys' School

Award Category Sponsored By:

Award Category Available to Sponsor Education Estates

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Project of the Year – Colleges

This award recognises a college new build project that has made a difference to the educational or research experience. Please outline how the project is performing and how it has met the educational objectives. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • Richmond upon Thames College
  • Digital and Data Centre Exeter College
  • SGS WISE - Brunel Centre

Award Category Sponsored By: 

wates

Project of the Year – Universities

This award recognises a university new build project that has made a difference to the educational or research experience. Please outline how the project is performing and how it has met the educational objectives. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • The University of the West of England's (UWE) School of Engineering
  • Henry Royce Institute at The University of Manchester
  • The University of Birmingham - School of Engineering Building
  • Bournemouth Gateway Building - Bournemouth University
  • Cohen Quad, Exeter College, Oxford UK

Award Category Sponsored By:

Space Zero Award Category Sponsor Education Estates 2021

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Pupil/Student Experience

This award recognises a learning establishment which has undertaken a buildings/facilities investment that significantly improves the pupils/students’ experience and positively enhances their wellbeing. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • Old Infirmary Boarding at Stonyhurst College
  • Mount Oswald, Durham
  • The Deaf Academy
  • Worle Community School’s Climate Justice Revolution
  • Health and Life Sciences, University of Reading

Award Category Sponsored By:

Galliford Try Award Category Sponsor Education Estates

Refurbishment of the Year

This award recognises either a school, college or university refurbishment project that has made a difference to the educational or research experience. 

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • Taunton School's New Dining Hall - Project Titan
  • School of Business, Brookfield Campus, University of Leicester
  • Walter Bower House, University of St Andrews
  • The Energy and Environment Institute (EEI), University of Hull
  • Forest Gate Community School
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Inclusive Learning Spaces for All

his award recognises the team that has successfully delivered an inclusive learning space for all.

And the shortlisted submissions were...

  • The Musical Me
  • Cleeve Meadow School
  • The Deaf Academy

Award Category Sponsored By:

BAM Award Category Sponsor Education Estates 2021

Department for Education Sustainability Award

The shortlisted submissions were...

  • Accrington St Christopher’s CE High School
  • Kings Academy Ringmer 
  • Sir Roger Manwood’s School 

 

Award Category Sponsored By:

equans

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Recognition Award

The shortlisted submissions were...

  • Fairfields Primary School
  • University of Exeter

Award Category Sponsored By:

TG escapes

 

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